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Creator:
Lady.
Title:
The wreath, or, Ornamental artist : containing instructions for making flowers of wax, rice-paper, lamb's-wool, and cambric, with a great variety of articles : for charitable repositories / by a Lady.
Alternate Title(s):
Ornamental artist
Published/Created:
Exeter : Printed by T. Besley, North-Street, 1835.
Physical Description:
[2], ii, 92, [2] pages, [22] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 19 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TT892.L33 W74 1835
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
The title page of the copy at the Yale Center for British Art is inscribed "Mrs. Kingston" underneath "by a Lady."
Last page blank.
Includes index (i.e. table of contents) page [93].
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original purple moiré cloth. Inscribed: Beatrice Lubbock.
Contents:
Wax flowers -- Wax fruit -- Wax pastry -- Wax blancmange -- Wax ornaments -- Modelling -- Encaustic -- Medals -- Rice paper flowers -- Mosaic -- Varnish -- Mosaic box -- Chess board -- Paper hyacinths -- Papier mâché -- Puzzle cottage -- Paper doll -- Card box -- Gouging -- Flowers for an album -- Card basket -- Embroidery -- Braiding -- German mats -- Cloth work -- Lamp rugs -- Flock frames -- Reticules -- Gold embroidery -- Print work -- Lamb's wool flowers -- Baby's cap -- Net doilys -- Net purses -- Crape flowers -- Flower screens -- Lavender dahlias -- Fancy pincushions -- Scent bags -- A negro -- Gauze wire screens -- Seals.
Subject Terms:
Decorative arts -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Handicraft -- Great Britain.
Lubbock, Beatrice -- Autograph.
Needlework -- Great Britain.
Paper flowers -- Great Britain.
Paper sculpture -- Great Britain.
Paper work -- Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Botanical illustrations.
Etchings -- 1835.
Contributors:
Besley, Thomas, 1791-1853, printer.
Kingston, Mrs., attributed name.
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